Two officers working in the Bayelsa State Police command have been arrested for mounting roadblocks against the directive of the Force Headquarters.
It was gathered that the new state’s Commissioner of Police, Mr. Adeyemi Ogunjemilusi, ordered the arrest of the unidentified indicted officers following an investigation.
Ogunjemilusi, who confirmed the arrest at the weekend said it would send strong message to other officers and men of the police in the command.
He reiterated that roadblocks had been cancelled across the country including Bayelsa […]
The Inspector-General of Police, Solomon Arase, has ordered state command commissioners of police to dislodge local government officials mounting roadblocks and collecting tolls from motorists.
Arase gave the order yesterday in a statement signed by Force spokesman, CP Emmanuel Ojukwu in which he said that officials flouting the law would he made to face the wrath of the law.
The police boss said the order became necessary following complaints from the public that the LG officials were extorting them and disrupting flow […]